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    IFPRI and others have extensively evaluated social safety net programs in developing countries that provide recipients with cash, food, or vouchers, but there have been almost no evaluations of how those transfers stack up when compared against ...
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    Around the world, women like Filomena Reyes Gomez, a Mexican mother of three, are on the frontlines in the fight against poverty, hunger, and malnutrition. But Filomena is starting to win that battle. She sends her 12-year-old daughter to school, ...
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    Elizabeth Hernandez Amaya lives in a poor district on the outskirts of Mexico City with her husband and three young children. Her husband gets jobs at work sites when he can, but he is not regularly employed, and the family often struggles to ...
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    Governments looking to deploy social protection programs that combat hunger and poverty want a no-nonsense description of their options and a way to compare each program’s cost and impact. Policymakers and economists have long debated whether it ...